succedent

adjective
suc·​ce·​dent | \sək-ˈsē-dᵊnt \

Definition of succedent 

: coming next : succeeding, subsequent

First Known Use of succedent

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for succedent

Middle English, from Latin succedent-, succedens, present participle of succedere

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